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GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions


Legality can be defined as an act, agreement, or contract that is consistent with the law or state of being lawful or unlawful in a given jurisdiction. Legal principle that an accused may not be prosecuted for an act that is not declared a crime in that jurisdiction is actually about the Principle of legality which is part of the overall concept of legality.

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Organizations relating to Legality

Convention Abolishing the Legalization of Documents in the Member States of the European Communities / Est. 1987
German Foundation for International Legal Cooperation / Bonn, Germany / Est. 1992
WELMEC - European Cooperation in Legal Metrology / Delft, Netherlands / Est. 1990
World Jurist Association / Rockville MD, USA / Est. 1963
European Centre for Judges and Lawyers / Luxembourg, Luxembourg / Est. 1992
Evidence Photographers International Council / Atlanta GA, USA / Est. 1968
International Legal Assistance Consortium / Solna, Sweden / Est. 2000
International Organization of Legal Metrology / Paris, France / Est. 1955
International Federation of Women Lawyers / Milan, Italy / Est. 1944
European Convention on the Legal Protection of Services Based On, or Consisting Of, Conditional Access / Strasbourg, France / Est. 2001
Australasian Legal Information Institute / Broadway, Australia
Academy of European Private Lawyers / Milan, Italy / Est. 1992
International Association of Internet Hotlines / Amsterdam, Netherlands / Est. 1999
Association of Legal Administrators / Chicago IL, USA / Est. 1971
European Legal Network on Asylum / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1985
European Convention on the Legal Status of Migrant Workers / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1977
European Council of Legal Medicine / Coimbra, Portugal
Convention on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Member States of the European Union / Est. 2000
European Committee on Legal Cooperation / Strasbourg, France
European Convention on the Obtaining Abroad of Information and Evidence in Administrative Matters / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1978
Agreement on Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed at Illegal Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora / Est. 1994
Catholic Evidence Guild / London, UK / Est. 1921
International Bar Association - Legal Practice Division / London, UK / Est. 2004
International Organization for Forensic Odonto-Stomatology / Zagreb, Croatia / Est. 1973
Legal Network International

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World Problems relating to Legality

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Illegal induced abortion
Unethical practices in politics
Inhuman conception by homosexual parents
Cultivation of illegal drugs
Illicit drug trafficking
Unethical practices in forestry
Militarization of children
Unethical commercial practices
Underground economy
Lack of human organs for transplantation
Neglect of victims of crime
Government inaction
Illegal occupation of unoccupied property
Uncontrolled immigration
Unethical practices of engineering
Export of banned pesticides
Unethical practices of philanthropic organizations
Cultural discrimination in the administration of justice
International trade in endangered species
Failure to appear as witness to produce information or to be sworn
Illegal long-distance telephone calls
Journalistic irresponsibility
Excessive burden on the poor due to legal delays
Fugitive felons
Lawsuits abuse

Action Strategies relating to Legality

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Developing computer law
Regulating trade in endangered species
Researching legal aspects of biodiversity protection

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